Eric Cantor Loses Primary

By | 2014-06-11T09:00:00+00:00 June 11th, 2014|National, News|

In a surprise upset, U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) lost his primary Tuesday for an eighth term. According to various media in Virginia, winner Dave Brat, an economics professor at a small college, [...]

Gay Candidate Updates

By | 2014-06-11T09:00:00+00:00 June 11th, 2014|National, News|

GAY CANDIDATE LOSES IN VIRGINIA: Openly gay Virginia State Senator Adam Ebbin placed third in a 10-candidate field in the Democratic primary to replace U.S. House Rep. Jim Moran from northern Virginia. Ebbin garnered almost [...]

Hate Crimes At Motor City Pride

By | 2014-06-10T09:00:00+00:00 June 10th, 2014|Michigan, News|

AJ Trager VIDEO: Gay man beaten at pride festival (wxyz.com) DETROIT -Sunday at Motor City Pride, a 20-year-old man fell victim to a hate crime for being a member of the LGBT community, according to [...]

Hate Crimes At Motor City Pride

By | 2014-06-10T09:00:00+00:00 June 10th, 2014|Michigan, News|

BTL Staff Watch the video and help identify the assailants. Contact the Detroit Police Department at (313) 596-2200. DETROIT -Sunday at Motor City Pride, a 20-year-old man fell victim to a hate crime for [...]

Throwin’ Shade

By | 2014-06-05T09:00:00+00:00 June 5th, 2014|Advice, Entertainment|

After a brutal winter that left most of us begging for mercy, it's finally time to enjoy some fun in the sun. To help you step out in take-that-snow-and-shove-it style this season, peep these top [...]

Woodward Wildflowers

By | 2014-06-05T09:00:00+00:00 June 5th, 2014|Entertainment|

By Shelby Clark Petkus A thousand sunflowers will be planted on Woodward Avenue this summer in the park district between Six and Eight Mile Roads as part of the "Sunflowers on Woodward" project. Presented by [...]

The Ringwald’s Gay Play Series

By | 2014-06-05T09:00:00+00:00 June 5th, 2014|Entertainment, Theater|

One of this years GPS events features Shrew, Slipstream Theatre Initiatives all-male take on William Shakespeares Taming of the Shrew featuring (left to right) Miles Bond, Brenton Herwat, Bailey Boudreau and Steve Xander Carson. Photo: [...]

Out of Town: Cleveland & Gay Games 9

By | 2014-06-05T09:00:00+00:00 June 5th, 2014|Guides, Travel|

By Andrew Collins One of the most historic and beloved public food markets in the country West Side Market is in the heart of Cleveland's LGBT-popular Ohio City neighborhood. Photo by Andrew Collins The host [...]

LGBT Older Adult Summit Coming Up

By | 2014-06-05T09:00:00+00:00 June 5th, 2014|Michigan, News|

The Fourth Annual LGBT Older Adult Summit comes to Detroit June 21. The event is organized by the LGBT Older Adult Summit Planning Committee. The gathering will look at senior employment and volunteer opportunities, along [...]

Nerds Under The Rainbow

By | 2014-06-05T09:00:00+00:00 June 5th, 2014|Michigan, News|

AJ Trager DETROIT Bringing local nerds together, Nerd Nite, a monthly event held in the Tangent Gallery in Detroit, centers on fun yet informative 18-21 minute presentations. In celebration of Pride, Nerd Nite will focus [...]

Second Parent Adoption Forum

By | 2014-06-05T09:00:00+00:00 June 5th, 2014|Michigan, News|

The Federal Sixth Circuit Court in Cincinnati will be hearing arguments this summer not only on the right of Michigan same-sex couples to marry, but also on the right to adopt each others' children. Learn [...]

HAVEN Event Set To ‘Raise The Roof’

By | 2014-06-05T09:00:00+00:00 June 5th, 2014|Michigan, News|

Raise The Roof is HAVEN's inaugural gala which takes place June 6th at the Detroit Marriott Troy. This signature event will honor HAVEN's long history of serving victims of domestic and sexual violence and will [...]

New Health Equity Council

By | 2014-06-05T09:00:00+00:00 June 5th, 2014|Michigan, News|

BTL Staff FERNDALE - On May 28, the new Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Health Equity Council of Southeast Michigan, geared towards systematically impacting the health of local LGBT communities, met for the first time [...]

Building An Equality Database

By | 2014-06-05T09:00:00+00:00 June 5th, 2014|National, News|

AJ Trager Equaldex creator Dan Leveille LOS ANGELES -What did you do by the time you were 25? Perhaps you graduated from Graduate School or were able to pay off your first car? In [...]

Kevin D. Williamson

By | 2014-06-05T09:00:00+00:00 June 5th, 2014|Creep of the Week, Opinions|

Whooo-oooo-whooo-oooo! It's the gender police! Chief Inspector Kevin D. Williamson has put a warrant out for Laverne Cox because she isn't taking the Cox part of her name literally enough. Williamson has laid out his [...]

MotorBall Fills Motor City Pride Weekend

By | 2014-06-05T09:00:00+00:00 June 5th, 2014|Michigan, News|

MotorBall 2014, the party surrounding Motor City Pride every year, celebrates its 20th anniversary this weekend. Kicking off the ball is the official opening party, "Accelerate," for the New Menjo's Complex featuring legendary Detroit icon, [...]